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into the same-sex marriage debate. the obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urging justices to strike down the federal defensive marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and woman. the move is not a surprise, but when i asked president obama about this issue on wednesday during my exclusive one on one interview with him at the white house, he was noncommit tall saying he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy that they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same sex issue in late march. >> band members are looking for burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand dollars of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 in the evening on tuesday and 6:00 a.m. on wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for any unusual musical items for sale on the internet. >>> two dozen ballplayers just returned from the trip of a lifetime. they went to cuba to play baseball. perhaps the first american team to go there to play against their counterpart
government and the u.s. embassy saying the two had been located. >> i am excited coming from them. that's awesome. that's really awesome. they have been a really big help with everything. i still want to hear my sister's voice. >> reporter: their family was more reserved in concord. >> we have no comment. the only comment is our family is working our butts off. >> reporter: his mother issued a written statement saying until we have proof of life we cannot celebrate these rumors and sight ings. proof of life is my son's voice on the phone and him holding the missing picture. they are working to confirm the couple was spotted in the next day or so. the peruvian official hopes to reach them by hydro plane and bring a satellite phone so they can call family members in california. abc7 news. >>> well, hardly a cloud in the sky, but that could change. abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the live doppler 7hd tonight. sandhya? >> yes, dan, and as you mentioned there is not a lot showing up on live doppler 7hd, but things could be changing in the not too distant future. let's show
to the plant. 2 and half million pounds of the foods beef was imported to the u.s. that quickly taken off shelves. >> i myself am a mother. 2 small children and i am confident in the safety of the meat supply in the country. >> meat industry representative and cal polly professor lynn says there is a risk for contamination in beef needled but just how big a risk is still in question. they want the government to study that issue before moving forward with the label. >> certainly nothing wrong with giving people information as long as it doesn't unduly frighten them about the product that they consume. they are already warning labels safe handling labels on meat product at the retail level. >> usda estimates 18 percent of all stake and roast in the u.s. are tenderize. that includes meat sold in grocery stores. but according to one trade group that 18 percent is a low estimate. the north american meat association says they survey just one part of the market. hotel and restaurant trade and found 80 to 90 percent of the beef served there is mechanically tenderize even though so prevalent
between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communicate with divine spirits. >> the other warriors are specialists that are for the future of the battle. >> if you went to china to see the actual dig, you would have to stand at least 30 feet away from these figures. >> here at
department issued a wairng that the terrorist might try to kidnap u.s. tourist. nobody is sure what happened to the couple the threat enough for local high school to cancel student trip to peru. video on peru television shows hand and neal taking a bus to lima back on january 26. about the time they vanished facebook activity suddenly stopped. >> just hanging in there you don't know what you don't know. by faith holding on that they are okay. >>reporter: from the home in concord, hands family keeping an eye on any tip and information about the case. >> somebody knows where they are. and we want them to come home safely. anything anybody can do to help to us get them home safely we appreciate. >>reporter: oakland couple both 25 years old on 6 month bike tour of the region. spokesperson for the state department says peru authorities report the 2 were seen in the amazon renal as late as mid february. nobody knows their status the threat of rid napping in peru prompted 2 east bay hay school to ns ka el student trips. bentley school in lafayette has hosted trips to pe are you in
i'm not on your time watch. >> i know. >> second of all. >> you took forever. >> second of all. >> u.s. soldier know who you are talking to. >> are you getting in my face you step forward to me i didn't step forward to you. >>reporter: at this point what would you do? a try to diffuse the situation. perhaps explain why it took 45 minutes to arrive. b direct the victim to step back. have a seat on the curb and assure him you are there to help or c smack him in the head. >> i know who i'm talking to and you are down do you understand that? so you are talking to a united states marine. do you understand that? >> i'm a u.s. soldier. >> you are talking to a marine so i suggest you never step the up an8&é in my face again when i'm talking to you do you understand me. >>reporter: i tracked down the victim on the video blake roychbility seeing this now brings back the anger frustration that i felt that day when the people that were there that were supposed to come to help me were there to attack me. >> hi never seen the video before. brought back a flood of emotion. >> let's start ove
,000 troops home from afghanistan. and by the end of next year the u.s. war in afghanistan will be over. carolyn? >> mark matthews reporting for us. >>> the first lady's guest list shows how much of a focus jobs are in the president's second term. apple's ceo tim cook was among a group of tech innovators and entrepreneurs. cook has committed to bringing mac computer manufacturing back to the u.s. this year. the republicans had their own guests in the crowd. ted nugent, a representative from texas invited the rock star who is a staunch gun advocate. not to be outdone, nancy pelosi invited singer tony bennett who last week joined chris rock on capitol hill to push for gun control. >>> the state of the union address created a lot of social media buzz, as you can imagine. the most tweeted moment was 42 minutes into the address when he spoke about opportunity for the middle class and minimum wage. twitter reports that members of congress sent 637 tweets. overall a total of 1.36 million tweets about the address and response sent while they were happening compared to 787,000 tweets last year.
never served a day in any branch of the u.s. military. biggest lie yet came when vest tried to con front dick face-to-face. >> he was the one that actually shot osama bin laden. >>reporter: you bought that. >> no. i knew that this was a charade at that point. there was no question about it. >>reporter: let me talk to you about your navy seal back ground. >> i don't have a navy seal background. >>reporter: you told people that didn't you. >> no i did not. >>reporter: when i tracked him down to southern california last week he wouldn't stop long enough to look at the information i compiled on him. all the phoney facebook pos postings e-mails with tall tal tale. fake discharge papers. the contract he signed with vest guarantee he's a navy see. you have a lane of people claim it you scam them out of a lot of money. >> no. >>reporter: aj next target the carson city, nevada airport. public hearing last may the airport commission thanked mr. mr. dick for his service as u.s. navy seal app granted use of hangar for his new self-defense classes. again, businessed on skills he suppo
shareholder after the steve jobs estate. >> the u.s. postal service is ending the saturday home delivery of regular mail this coming august. budget problems forced the decision which will save an estimated $2 billion a year for the post office. carriers will deliver priority and express mail packages and the mail will go to the po boxes. if the post office wanted to break even if it would have to charge $1.08 for a first class stamp. that's two and a half times what we pay now. >>> the care and feeding of orphaned black bear cubs. >> they use their teeth and claws. and they are just -- they are remarkable. >> the real life tahoe family devoted to giving these rescued cubs a second chance. >> and bad hair days. you might think there it is a joke, but the hair melt down can really affect your health. >> predictions this year? >> predictions? >> well, an early spring. >> and golfing with the stars. who is showing up for the pebble beach pro am. >> and then on "jimmy kimmle live." >> the wonderful ewin mcgreatest greger is here. i called you wonderful. anything you would like to shea? >> tha
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